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Assembly Speaker Karen Bass speaks to the press during a break from budget negotiations in Sacramento.
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 2009

Open quoteI would characterize this budget as shared pain and shared sacrifice. Close quote

  • speaker of the California assembly, after the state passed a new budget, which contains $15.6 billion in cuts, about $2.1 billion in borrowing and $3.9 billion in new revenues
Photo: Rich Pedroncelli / AP | Source: AP